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View Resource New Computer Program May Be Able to Determine a Song's "Hit" Potential

Earlier this week, the Polyphonic HMI company announced that their new software program, Hit Song Science, may have the ability to pick out which songs might be chart-toppers before they are even released to the record-buying public. The program identifies certain characteristics, such as melody, harmony, tempo, and pitch, that frequently result in songs that become immensely popular. Apparently,...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2003/0314